UK time is: 19:05:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Shakes Agrees To New Contract

Trinidad And Tobago International Ricky Shakes has agreed to a new contract with Swindon Town.

Shakes who joined Swidnon Town from Bolton in the summer had been electrifying down the wings opposite Aaron Brown but has lately found himself on the bench.

Ricky had such a good season this year that he was called up to Trinidad And Tobago's International team.

Speaking of his delight at signing a new contract, Shakes said. 'I have agreed a new deal and it's very nice that the club wanted to keep me.

'I wanted to stay because the club is great and I want to settle down and focus on developing my career here.'

Most players would wait until the end of the season given Swindon's current League position. Shakes was quite the opposite and said, 'I didn't think twice about our league position because I am confident we can stay up, as all the lads are.'

Shakes will be the fourth player to sign with Swindon in the last 2 days. Charlie Comyn-Platt, Jack Smith and Michael Pook all signed one year deals yesterday.

Ricky Shakes will be missing Trinidad and Tobago's Under-21 squad for matches to be played in the Caribbean on Friday and Tueday to help Town's fight against relegation. 'I think it's important for me to stick around for this, ' he said. 'If it was a first team match I think the gaffer would have had more of a discussion about it, but as it's only an under-21 game and considering the position we are in, I think it's best for me to stay.'

'I was a little bit surprised to be called into the under-21s but these games are in Trinidad and the senior manager wanted to see me play again.'

Ricky Shakes may yet feature for Trinidad And Tobago in the World Cup as Leo Beenhakker, the manager of Trinidad and Tobago has advised Ricky he will be able to come and see him play before the end of the season.






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Moonraker1969 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday March 29 2006

Time: 5:38PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Swindon Town Articles

Josh Lelan Returns To Swindon (Friday August 29 2014)

Tijane Reis Leaves Swindon Town (Thursday August 28 2014)

Swindon's Gladwin Tears Ankle Ligaments (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Lelan Returns To Derby (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Swindon Call Off Chesterfield Clash (Wednesday August 27 2014)

UP NEXT: Brighton & Hove Albion (Sunday August 24 2014)

COOPER: Crewe Reaction (Sunday August 24 2014)

Archived Swindon Town Articles

List All Vital Swindon Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Crawley 1 - 0 Swindon
Swindon 3 - 1 Scunthorpe
Swindon 2 - 0 Crewe
Gillingham 2 - 2 Swindon

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Preston 4 2 2 0 5 8
4. Bristol City 4 2 2 0 2 8
5. Barnsley 4 2 1 1 3 7
6. Swindon 4 2 1 1 3 7
7. MK Dons 4 2 1 1 2 7
8. Bradford 4 2 1 1 2 7
9. Doncaster 4 2 1 1 2 7

Breaking League News

DRFC Will Rovers bring away form to the Keepmoat?
Doncaster : 29/08/2014 19:00:00
Doncaster Rovers v Oldham - History
Doncaster : 29/08/2014 19:00:00
Team News Port Vale v Chesterfield
Port Vale : 29/08/2014 18:48:00
Team News: Gillingham v Crewe
Gillingham : 29/08/2014 18:42:00
Doncaster Rovers v Oldham Athletic - Officials
Doncaster : 29/08/2014 18:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are you happy with Swindon Town's start to the season?
Suggested By:  Vital Swindon Town
Yes 0%
No 0%
Unsure 0%